WBJournal | Government & Politics http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Government & Politics en-us <![CDATA[Common misconceptions of the pass-through deduction]]> 2019-02-18T06:00:00
Even though the U.S. Tax Cut and Jobs Act is more than a year old, bus
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<![CDATA[The Boardroom Gap: Central Mass. businesses slightly improve inclusion of women in leadership]]> 2019-02-18T06:00:00
Women continue to be vastly outnumbered by men at Central Mass. public
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<![CDATA[Caroline's Cannabis bucks the big marijuana industry trend]]> 2019-02-18T06:00:00
Caroline's Cannabis s the first woman-owned small business and the fir
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<![CDATA[Cultivate, three others to negotiate with Worcester for retail cannabis approvals]]> 2019-02-15T16:29:33
Worcester will begin negotiations for a host community agreement with
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<![CDATA[Fallon Health joins national health alliance]]> 2019-02-15T11:10:07
Worcester health insurer Fallon Health has joined a national alliance
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2019-02-15T11:10:07 /ARTICLE/20190215/NEWS01/190219967 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20190215/NEWS01/190219967/AR/0/AR-190219967.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Economic risks on horizon, Boston Fed economist says]]> 2019-02-14T11:56:35
A senior policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston said Thu
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2019-02-14T11:56:35 /ARTICLE/20190214/NEWS/190219970 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20190214/NEWS/190219970/AR/0/AR-190219970.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Planning board approves Worcester marijuana extraction facility]]> 2019-02-14T11:02:47
A cannabis product manufacturing business has been granted planning bo
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<![CDATA[Former Worcester shoe factory to be rehabilitated for U-Haul storage facility ]]> 2019-02-13T16:17:15
A vacant 225,000-square-foot building and former manufacturing facilit
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<![CDATA[CCC chief: alcohol, marijuana regulation not the same ]]> 2019-02-13T16:06:35
The state's chief marijuana regulator said Wednesday it is simply not
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<![CDATA[Mass. opioid deaths fall for second straight year]]> 2019-02-13T13:34:09
More than five Massachusetts residents died on average each day of opi
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2019-02-13T13:34:09 /ARTICLE/20190213/NEWS01/190219975 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20190213/NEWS01/190219975/AR/0/AR-190219975.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Event to honor heart and stroke care advocates]]> 2019-02-13T12:54:30
An event at Mechanics Hall in Worcester next month will honor four Cen
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2019-02-13T12:54:30 /ARTICLE/20190213/NEWS01/190219976 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20190213/NEWS01/190219976/AR/0/AR-190219976.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[E-cigarettes lead to rising tobacco use among kids]]> 2019-02-13T12:47:07
Widespread use of e-cigarettes has led to the highest smoking levels a
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<![CDATA[Report: Costs of traffic congestion highest in Boston ]]> 2019-02-13T10:36:46
Boston was named the most congested city in the United States in the I
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<![CDATA[Leominster artist gets $10K loan for art studio]]> 2019-02-12T11:41:03
A local artist has been given a $10,000 loan from the North Central Ma
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2019-02-12T11:41:03 /ARTICLE/20190212/NEWS01/190219986 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20190212/NEWS01/190219986/AR/0/AR-190219986.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Sterling won't support recreational marijuana grower Acreage]]> 2019-02-12T11:17:08
Acreage Holdings is hoping to eventually win town approval to grow and
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2019-02-12T11:17:08 /ARTICLE/20190212/NEWS01/190219988 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20190212/NEWS01/190219988/AR/0/AR-190219988.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Wormtown to become official brewery of WooSox]]> 2019-02-12T11:12:23
Wormtown Brewery in Worcester will be the official hometown brewery of
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2019-02-12T11:12:23 /ARTICLE/20190212/NEWS01/190219989 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20190212/NEWS01/190219989/AR/0/AR-190219989.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Temescal Wellness to open Hudson pot shop Wednesday]]> 2019-02-12T11:05:41
Temescal Wellness will open its second recreational cannabis retail lo
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<![CDATA[Biz confidence in Mass. at lowest level since October 2016 ]]> 2019-02-12T10:42:19
The Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) Business Confidence I
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<![CDATA[Central Mass. chambers split over $400K in development funds]]> 2019-02-11T11:47:21
Four Central Massachusetts chambers of commerce have received more tha
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<![CDATA[Seven Central Mass. downtowns receive project funding]]> 2019-02-11T11:43:43
Seven downtown initiatives in Central Massachusetts from Athol to Wayl
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